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Trig Points Around the Ridings

Trigpoints are the common name for “triangulation pillars” the UK mapping and triangulation system before GPS and Google Earth. There is a great Trigpoint website with map references pictures and search facilities. ‘These are concrete pillars, about 4’ tall, which … Continue reading

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Stalactite & Stalagmite at Stump Cross

Remember the Difference between Stalactite & Stalagmite A stalactite is named from the original Greek¬† stalasso “to drip” and meaning “that which drips” (drips do not go up except in science fiction.) A stalagmite also from the Greek ¬† stalagma … Continue reading

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Top Ten West Riding Churches

To select but 10 churches for a ‘best of’ list was impossible so I tried to find 10 varying churches in each Riding and this is my effort for the West Riding of Yorkshire. I would be happy to consider … Continue reading

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